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Record 275 Pupils, Advisers To Attend J-School Workshop [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 18 August 1964
Record 275 Pupils, Advisers To Attend J-School Workshop A record 275 student journalists and publication advisers from six states will be on campus Sunday for the opening of the KSU School of Journalism's Fifth Annual High School Press Institute. The six-day workshop is being sponsored in cooperation with 21 Ohio and Pennsylvania newspapers, three broadcasting corporations and the Buckeye Chapter of Sigma Delta Chi, national society for professional journalists. Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Mississippi are represented on the pre-reg-istration rolls of the HSPI. Two newspapers will be published by the high school journalists during their workshop session. Journalism topics covered during the week will range from the techniques of layout and design to the legal and ethical responsibilities of a free press. Again this year cooperating news media are providing scholarships to pay the cost of attending the institute for more than 75 of the participants. The sponsor...
Dr. Frierson Cited For Honors Work [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 18 August 1964
Dr. Frierson Cited For Honors Work The Governor's Honors Program held this summer in Macon, Ga., has been judged a success by the students, teachers and its resident director, Dr. Edward D. Frierson. Dr. Frierson was one of three men who received a doctorate from Kent State University in June, the first Ph.D. degrees awarded in the University's history. According to a recent article in the Atlanta Journal and Constitution, Dr. Frierson directed a unique seven-week program designed to fully challenge Georgia's gifted students. Some 400 high school students from school systems throughout the state participated in the summer program. The Constitution article stated that students wanted to prolong the program, and many of the 40 teachers on the faculty found it suggested ways of helping bright students in their own school systems. A native of Akron, Dr. Frierson wrote his dissertation on "A Study of Selected Characteristics of Gifted Children from Upper and Lower Socio - Economic Backgr...
The KSU SUMMER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 18 August 1964
The KSU SUMMER NEWS The Kent State University Summer News is published weekly by the Academic Centers and Special Activities Offices as a means of keeping students and faculty informed of activity at the University. Regular publication day will be Tuesday. Copy must be turned into Richard P. Goodrick at the offices of the Summer News, 114 Merrill Hall, by Wednesday noon to be included in issue of the following Tuesday.
English Department's First Monograph Goes to Press' [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 18 August 1964
English Department's First Monograph Goes to Press' The first volume of the Kent State Studies in English is on the press. Essays on Determinism in American Literature, a 140-page monograph, will be ready for fall distribution as the initial presentation in a quarterly series supervised by the University's Department of English. The monograph, edited by Dr. Sydney Krause, is a collection of article-essays read at the 1963 meeting of the Modern Language Association of America. Contributors include such noted scholars as Gay Wilson Allen of New York University and Luther Mansfield of Williams. Each of the four volumes scheduled for publication this year will be supervised by a member of the University's English department in cooperation with the editorial board. Board members include Stanford Apseloff and Drs. Doris Franklin, Martin Nurmi, Johnstone Parr and Howard P. Vincent, all of the English faculty. According to the board, subjects of the monographs will vary widely, as widely as...
Indiana U. Buys Painting by Balazs [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 18 August 1964
Indiana U. Buys Painting by Balazs A water color by John Balazs, assistant professor of art, has been purchased by Indiana University for its collection of paintings by American artists. The water color had been in an exhibit of 32 paintings by artists in the Western Reserve area. It was selected for purchase when the traveling exhibit reached the Indiana campus. Professor Balazs' painting is a landscape of a winter scene near Randolph. He completed it in 1962.
Doctoral Study Is Published On Academic Center Program [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 18 August 1964
Doctoral Study Is Published On Academic Center Program A study of KSU's 11 off-campus Academic Centers will be published soon in the Journal of Educational Research. It will be based on the doctoral dissertation of Dr. Natale A. Sicuro, assistant superintendent of Geauga County Schools. Dr. Sicuro, who received his doctor of philosophy degree from KSU June 13, was one of the first three to be awarded the degree under the University's doctorate program. The dissertation was a study of freshmen enrolled in Academic Centers and at Kent. In part Dr. Sicuro wrote that universities can end "the massive waste of talent" among American youth by extending the universal education two years beyond high school. In the process taxpayer money can be saved. In his study comparing the quality of students on the central campus with that at Kent's Academic Centers, Dr. Sicuro made several observations: 1. "Universal" education must be extended for at least two years beyond high school. 2. The state s...
Humphrey Leads Campus Poll On Vice Presidential Choice [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 18 August 1964
Humphrey Leads Campus Poll On Vice Presidential Choice Senator Hubert Humphrey made the most impressive showing of some seven democrats mentioned by KSU students as possible candidates for the office of vice president on the democratic national ticket. Twenty students were polled Wednesday by the Summer News. Three students professed ignorance of the potential candidates when asked "Who is your personal choice for the vice presidential spot on the democratic ticket?" Humphrey received six votes, Atty. Gen. Robert Kennedy, six; Sen. Eugene McCarthy, two, and one each for Sen. Ted Kennedy, Sen. Stuart Symington and Adlai Stevenson. However, when asked, "Whom do you think President Johnson will choose?" the students gave Humphrey nine votes, Sen. Thomas Dodd of Connecticut two, and Senators Mike Mansfield and McCarthy one each. Four students who answered the first question declined to second-guess the President's choice. The answers to the questions in order they were given: Ray Murphy...
Dr. Kaoru Yamamoto To Speak At Phi Delta Kappa Luncheon [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 18 August 1964
Dr. Kaoru Yamamoto To Speak At Phi Delta Kappa Luncheon Dr. Kaoru Yamamoto, assistant professor of special education, will be the featured speaker Wednesday at the noon luncheon meeting of Phi Delta Kappa, national fraternity for men in education. A native of Japan, Dr. Yamamoto will discuss "Competition for Entrance into Japanese Universities." The meeting, open to the public, will be held in the "Upper Room" of the Robin Hood Restaurant. Dr. Yamamoto is a former engineer and research chemist for the Japan Oxygen Co. in Tokyo. With a bachelor of science degree from the University of Tokyo, he earned his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Minnesota. His talk tomorrow is the ninth and final in a summer series sponsored by the KSU chapter of Phi Delta Kappa. The featured speaker at last Wednesday's Phi Delta Kappa luncheon was Leo Strang, KSU's head football coach. Strang told the group that now even college football recruiting has taken on an international flavor. Coaching...
Ohio Educators Will Attend Leaders Conference at Kent [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 18 August 1964
Ohio Educators Will Attend Leaders Conference at Kent Nearly 600 teachers will be arriving on campus Sunday for the Nineteenth Annual OEA-NEA Local Leaders Conference. The four-day program will feature talks by national OEA and NEA leaders, conferences with the associations' staff members, and seminars on a variety of topics affecting teaching careers. Addressing the conference Sunday evening will be Dr. Lois Edinger, NEA president. KSU President Robert I. White will greet conference participants. Monday's program will feature talks on "Legislative Action" and "Teacher in Politics" as well as presentations of NEA services. Speakers include Robert Dowling, OEA president-elect; John Hall, OEA director of public affairs; George Starrett, state field represenative of the California Teachers Association; William Hodge, NEA Midwest representative, and Lucille Carroll of Wooster, Ralph S. Miller of Findlay, and Jennie Davis of Cincinnati, all NEA directors from Ohio. Tuesday's sessions wil...
939 Will Receive Degrees At Commencement Saturday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 25 August 1964
939 Will Receive Degrees At Commencement Saturday Kent State University will confer degrees on 939 candidates at the University's Fifty-First Annual Summer Commencement Saturday. President Robert I. White will confer 609 undergraduate degrees, 324 masters' degrees, three doctor of philosophy de- grees and three honorary doctorates in the public ceremonies which will begin at 9:30 a.m. in Memorial Gymnasium. The Commencement speaker will be Dr. John D. Millett, director and chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents, who are responsible for coordinating all activities of Ohio's state-supported institutions of higher learning. Dr. Millett's commencement speech is entitled "Education Forever." Better than one out of six candidates to receive undergraduate degrees on Saturday will be graduating with cumulative point averages of 3.0 or above. Of these students who have maintained at least a B average in their college careers 21 will receive their degrees in the College of Arts and Sciences,...
Commencement Rehearsal Friday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 25 August 1964
Commencement Rehearsal Friday August graduates are asked to attend a commencement rehearsal Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock in Memorial Gymnasium. Prof. Paul Pfeiffer, chairman of the Commencement Committee, said that the meeting would be short, but necessary for all candidates. Graduating seniors and masters candidates must pick up their caps and gowns from the University Book Store's distribution center in the basement of the Student Union before 4 p.m. Friday according to James Shaw, Book Store manager. Commencement guides are still available at the check-out counters in the Book Store. All graduates are urged to check at the Treasurer's Office in the Administration Building to make sure that their accounts are cleared for graduation.
University Theatre Plans Six Plays for Coming Season [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 25 August 1964
University Theatre Plans Six Plays for Coming Season Six plays, including All the Way Home and Life with Father, will be featured in the 1964-65 season of the University Theatre, Earle E. Curtis, acting director, has announced. Additionally, Professor Curtis said that the KSU Summer Theatre, which ended its 1964 season Saturday night, will be offered again during the 1965 summer sessions. The University Theatre will open in fall with a production of the recent critical success, The Caretaker. Written by Harold Pinter, the play treats man's relationship with other men in a modern parable of scorn and sorrow. Directing the KSU production, which will run October 2224 and 29-31, will be Dr. William H. Zucchero. Life with Father, the play that set the all-time record for the longest run in the American theatre, will be presented November 19-21 and December 3-5. Adapted from Clarence Day's book by Lindsay and Crouse, the ever-pop-ular comedy will be directed here by G. Harry Wright. The m...
Fall Enrollment Is Set at 19,100 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 25 August 1964
Fall Enrollment Is Set at 19,100 An estimated 13,100 students will be attending classes on the Kent campus this fall according to Dr. Charles E. Atkinson, University registrar. Another 6,000 students are expected to attend classes at the University's 11 Academic Centers in northeastern Ohio. Last Fall the total University enrollment at both the Centers and the Kent campus was 16,600. Earlier this year the University was forced to turn down the admission requests of nearly 1,000 students for the Fall Quarter because of a critical shortage of classroom and housing space.